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Virginia Union University Reviews

Updated May 16, 2017
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  1. "Lab Tech assistant"

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    Former Employee - Lab Tech Assistant in Roanoke, VA
    Former Employee - Lab Tech Assistant in Roanoke, VA

    I worked at Virginia Union University (More than a year)

    Pros

    worked with chemicals in the lab

    Cons

    nothing at all it was a great experience


  2. "Residence Life & Housing"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Glen Allen, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Union University part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best hands on experience with the residence of the University.

    Cons

    Unreliable staff. Living condition on a scale of 1-10 I would give it a 5. Consistent maintenance issues.

    Advice to Management

    Hire new administrative staff.


  3. "Nice people and low salary"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richmond, VA
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Virginia Union University part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent work-life balance and not-so-strenuous amount of work

    Cons

    No upper level support and low salary


  4. "Administrative Assistant"

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    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Richmond, VA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Union University full-time

    Pros

    Working in the field of higher education

    Cons

    Salary below standard; one raise of 1.25% in 6 years; nepotism

    Advice to Management

    Take better care of the employees that are devoted to the university by offering annual raises, less expensive benefits and promotion opportunities to all faculty and staff.


  5. "VUU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Union University full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with, great atmosphere, beautiful campus, great culture

    Cons

    Disorganized at times, mainly due to last minute events.


  6. "Thanks"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Virginia Union University part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    small family environment everyone is nice

    Cons

    pay only once a month


  7. "Office Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great family environment to work in.

    Cons

    There are no negative comments.


  8. "Great HBCU"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    small classes, lovely campus, outstanding campus life.

    Cons

    small school, ghetto, not the best locale

    Advice to Management

    Put more money into grants